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Aims and scope

BMJ Open Respiratory Research is an Open Access respiratory and critical care medicine journal published by BMJ. The journal is dedicated to publishing high quality, peer-reviewed, medical research in all disciplines and therapeutic areas of respiratory and critical care medicine. BMJ Open Respiratory Research aims to operate a fast submission and review process with continuous publication online, to ensure timely, up-to-date research is available worldwide.

The journal publishes review articles and all research study types:

  • Basic science including laboratory based experiments and animal models
  • Pilot studies or proof of concept
  • Observational studies
  • Study protocols
  • Registries
  • Clinical trials from phase I to multicentre randomised clinical trials
  • Systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Ownership

BMJ Open Respiratory Research is co-owned by the British Thoracic Society and BMJ.

Journal statistics 2016

Acceptance Rate 80%
Instant Rejection Rate 16%
Time to Submission to First Decision 34 days
Time to Acceptance to Publication 17 days
Frequency Continuous
Indexed by PubMed Central, Google Scholar
Launch date 2013
ISSN (online) 2052-4439

Contact information

For all contact information please refer to the Contact Us page.

For authors

Please refer to the Instructions for Authors.

For reviewers

Please refer to the Instructions for Reviewers.

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Affiliations

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BMJ Open Respiratory Research is an official journal of the British Thoracic Society.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.

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